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Spicy Shrimp Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 10 cardamom pods
  • 8 whole allspice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 medium yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 jalapeno, or more to taste
  • 1/2 cup whole, peeled, canned tomatoes (with puree), roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice.

Method:

  1. Lightly sauté the spices, jalapeno, and onion over a low heat in a heavy bottomed pan. Add water and allow to reduce.
  2. Add shrimp, cook lightly then add tomato and salt.
  3. Simmer gently until sauce reduces slightly, then add coconut milk and cook for around 10 minutes.
  4. Finish off with a sprinkling of chopped coriander leaves and a squeeze of lime juice.

 

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